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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of being paronymous.
  • n. The use of paronymous words.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being paronymous; also, the use of paronymous words.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being paronymous.
  • n. The formation of a word from a word of another language by change of termination or other slight modification; the principle involved in such transference of words from one language to another; homosynonymy; isonymy.

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